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New jobs boost just the ticket for Melbourne’s west
The Victorian Government has delivered a manufacturing jobs boost with ticket, tag and label manufacturer TMA Group launching a major new facility in Truganina today.
Melbourne officially leading the nation as Australia’s most innovative city
Melbourne has officially been named Australia’s most innovative city, showing the Victorian Government’s support for innovation and forward-thinking is paying off.
New round of voucher program open for business
Victorian businesses will have access to new opportunities to develop and grow with the opening of applications for the fourth round of the popular Boost Your Business Voucher Program
Help shape the future of the Great Ocean Road
In October 2018, the Victorian Government unveiled an action plan to protect the iconic Great Ocean Road coast and parks for generations to come.
Victorian ties with Korea take off with new flights
Major South Korean airline Asiana is launching direct flights between Melbourne and Seoul in a move that will strengthen ties with a key trading partner and attract more tourists and more investment.
Australia’s top biotech conference opens today
Australia’s premier bio technology conference kicks off today in Melbourne.
National climate change and agriculture plan agreed
Australian ministers met in Melbourne last week at the Agricultural Ministers’ Forum to endorse a Victorian-led program that will facilitate collaboration between state and commonwealth governments to meet the challenges of climate change and support the agriculture sector to adapt.
New push to help more Victorians find work and keep it
The Victorian Government is supporting a new entity, JobsBank, to help long-term and priority jobseekers secure stable and suitable employment.
Showcase celebrates manufacturing excellence in Victoria
More than 650 manufacturers, industry bodies and agencies came together in Wantirna South for the annual Victorian Manufacturing Showcase, celebrating Victoria’s current and emerging manufacturers.
Country Cuppas – connecting rural women
More than 600 women from across Victoria came together to attend regional Country Cuppas events to celebrate International Day of Rural Women on 15 October 2019.